About Us

Telecom Leadership Forum is an annual meeting of the Indian telecom leaders and other industry stakeholders. It is a platform to meet, discuss, and explore new and emerging business models, technology options, revenue streams and changing customer expectations. The objective is to help telecom leaders grow their business with better and newer services

1 Day

Forum & Awards

Power Hour

CEO Roundtable

200+

Telecom Leaders

25+

Eminent Speakers

360 °

Degree Marketing Platform

25+

Telco Category Awards

3 +

Telco Leadership Awards

4

Focused Breakout Sessions

Jury Members

Jury Meet

13th Februay 2019

Sandip Das

Former CEO, Hutchison Max & former MD, Reliance Jio

Rajan Mathews

Director General, COAI

Sanjay Kaul

Head of Asia Pacific & Japan, Service Provider Business, Cisco India & SAARC

Abhay Savargaonkar

Former, Chief Technology Officer, Airtel(India & South Asia)

Ajey Mehta

MD, HMD Global

Dr Anand Agarwal

Group CEO, Sterlite Technologies

Arun Karna

MD, AT&T India

Sanjay Malik

MD, Nokia India

Rajen Vagadia

MD, Qualcomm India

Munish Seth

Country Director, Google India

Vipin Tyagi

Executive Director, C-DoT

Pradeep Gupta

CMD, CyberMedia & Jury Vice Chair

Agenda

Time Sessions
08:30 - 9:15 AM Registrations & Welcome Tea
09:15-09:30 AM Welcome Address
  • Ibrahim Ahmad, Group Editor, CyberMedia
09:30-09:40 AM Introductory : Forecast & Action Strategies 2019
  • Dr Rajat Kathuria, CEO & Director, ICRIER
09:40 – 10:40 AM Keynote : Consumer 2.0
  • Harmeen Mehta, Group CIO, Bharti Airtel
Inaugural : Building Blocks for Digital India
Keynote
  • Rajan Mathews, DG, COAI
Inaugural : Digital Network for Digital Indian
Keynotes
  • Arjun Shilkar, Director Systems Engineer, Service Provider Business, Cisco
  • KS Rao, CEO – Telecom Services, Sterlite Technologies
  • P Balaji, Chief Regulatory & Corp Affairs Officer, Vodafone Idea
10:40 – 11:00 AM Networking Tea Break
11:00 – 11:45 AM NextGen : The People's Network

Keynote
Shared Data Environment
  • Ravi Saxena, Master Technologist, Hewlett Packed Enterprise India
Keynotes
  • V Umashankar, CEO, Gurugram Metropolitan Dev Authority
  • Abhay Savargaonkar, ex-CTO, Airtel
11:45 – 12:35 PM Security : Secure Networks for Work & Play
Keynote
  • Dr. Gulshan Rai, Chief Cyber Security Coordinator, PMO, Govt. of India
  • Brijesh Datta, EVP & CISO, Reliance Jio
  • Vikas Awasthi, Security Sales Lead for Public Sector, Cisco India
  • Manish Tiwari, CISO, Bharti Airtel
Digital Army
  • Maj Gen Ravi Chaudhary, ADG (IS & Digital Army)
12:35 – 1:25 PM The Future is Now
Keynotes
  • TV Ramachandran, President, BIF
  • Puneet Chawla, CMD, RailTel
  • Badri Gomatam, CTO, Sterlite Technologies
  • Krish Sridhar, COO, Tikona Telecom
  • Birendra Singh, AVP Telecom Services, Sify Technologies
  • Vinay Jain, Director-Operations, Service Provider Business, Cisco
1:25 – 2:25 PM Networking Lunch
1:25 – 2:25 PM To Shift to Digital Value Player (By Invitation Only)
Speakers ↓
  • Sunil Kumar, Director (Ent Business), MTNL
  • TR Dua, DG, TAIPA
  • Sridhar Krish, COO, Tikona Telecom
  • Kapil Ahuja, CEO (North), Rjio
  • Mridul Srivastava, Head – Marketing & Connect, BT India
  • Brijesh Datta, EVP & CISO, Reliance Jio
  • Lt Gen Dr SP Kochhar, CEO, TSSC
  • Ashutosh Vasant, Director (POM), Railtel
  • Arun Karna, MD, AT&T India
  • Vipin Tyagi, ED, CDoT
  • Ajit Yadav, Head - Enterprise Sales, Reliance Communications
  • Avinash Agarwal, Addl DG (IT & PP), Prasar Bharti
  • Anil Jain, Head - Wings, BSNL
  • Seshagiri Rao, CMD, TCIL
  • Rajen Vagadia, MD, Qualcomm India
  • Badri Gomatam, CTO, Sterlite Technologies
  • Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar, President, Aeries Communication
  • NK Goyal, Chairman, TEMA
  • Sandeep Arora, MD-Customer Experience, Cisco India
  • Moderator : Rajan Mathews, DG, COAI
2:25 – 3:15 PM Network : Why Network is the Net Worth
Keynotes
  • Ashwani Khillan, CEO, American Tower Corp.
  • Amit Malik, MD, Global Service Provider Segment (Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China)
  • Vinay Kumar, Director (AI), Microsoft
  • Manish Sinha, CMO, Sterlite Technologies
  • Ravi Saxena, Master Technologist, Hewlett Packed Enterprise India
3:15 – 4:15 PM Devices : Smartphone 2.0
Keynotes
  • Rajen Vagadia, MD, Qualcomm India
  • Hitesh Oberoi, CEO & MD, Naukri.com
  • Pankaj Mahindroo, President, Indian Cellular Association
  • Pankaj Rana, Head – Mobile Business, Panasonic (*)
4:15 – 5:30 PM Valedictory : Leadership
Keynote
  • Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, Dept of Telecom
Voice&Data Technology & Business Awards 2018

Fire Side Chat : Digital Disruption & Consolidation
  • Aruna Sundararajan, Secretary, Dept of Telecom
  • Akhil Gupta, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises
  • Sandeep Arora, MD-Customer Experience, Cisco India
  • Moderator – Pradeep Gupta, CMD, CyberMedia
Voice&Data Leadership Awards 2018 & Acceptance Speeches

Award Winners Group Photograph
5:30 PM Networking High Tea
(*)Invited Speakers, (**) Conference agenda, speakers can change without notice.

Hall of Fame :Telecom Person of the Year

2017
Mukesh Ambani
2016
Gopal Vittal
2015
Dr Rahul Khullar
2014
Himanshu Kapania
2013
Marten Pieters
2012
Sanjay Kapoor
2011
Sanjeev Aga
2010
Anil Sardana
2009
Manoj Kohli
2008
N Srinath
2007
Anil Ambani
2006
Sunil Bharti Mittal
2005
Dayanidhi Maran
2004
Mukesh Ambani
2003
Ratan Tata

Invited Speakers

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